Pathways of aging
Did you observe this phenomenon? Yes small dogs live longer than big ones. Do you have any explanation for this?
Milestones in genetics – a historical approach
All scienticfic discoveries due to new techniques are linked to the cultural and political background of the time period. In this presentation i try to show you the link beetwen the genetic state of the the art at dieffrent periods. A historical or social event should remind how old or new are the scientific thoughts.
Telomeres and telomerase
We read alot about telomere tests that are offered by different companies in order to determine the biological age of a person as well the predisposition to age related disease. What are these test worth? To understand this i will explain the biology of telomeres in a series of short articles
The following presentation explains the differnet forms of mutations occuring in the DNA. The understanding of these mechanisms is essential in genetics (click in the image below and you will advance slide by slide)